Find support and information
The transition from full-time driving can often make us fearful of losing our mobility and independence, but there are many services to help us adjust to the changes in lifestyle.
This list includes organisations that can help you with specific needs or provide you with other transport options:
The Alzheimer's Australia website has support and resources for people with dementia, their families and carers, or phone 1800 100 500.
The Carers NSW website provides information, support and counselling for carers in NSW, or phone 1800 242 636
The Transport for NSW website has more information on community transport services and programs across NSW.
Dementia and Driving Decision Aid
Visit the University of Wollongong website to download this guide. For more information and resources, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Independent Living Centre NSW
The Independent Living Centre NSW website provides information and advice about mobility scooters and other equipment. Call 1300 452 679 for details.
Visit the Lifeline website or phone 13 11 14 for 24-hour suicide prevention and crisis support services.
My Aged Care
Visit the My Aged Care website or phone 1800 200 422 for general information and referral service for seniors, their families and carers.
NSW Seniors Card
Visit the Seniors Card website or phone 13 77 88 for details about concessions on NSW Government transport and travel and business discounts.
Seniors Information Service
Visit the Family and Community Services Office for Ageing website or phone 13 77 88 for a range of resources to assist seniors of all ages.
On the Service NSW website you can pay for your licence or vehicle registration and book a licence test. Phone 13 77 88 for details.
Visit the Opal card website or phone 13 67 25 for information on the Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card.
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Roads and Maritime Services
Visit the Roads and Maritime Services website or phone 13 22 13 for detailed information on the NSW driver licensing system.
Visit the Transport Info website or phone 131 500 for fare, timetable and accessibility information on trains, buses, ferries and light rail.